Section Two: TMS in Depression – Why we do what we do


Questions you should be able to answer before progressing on from this section

What is the evidence supporting the use of TMS in depression?

In what type of patients has TMS been demonstrated to be effective?

What sort of proportion of patients can you expect to get benefit from TMS?

What are the other common stimulation parameters most typically used in a course of TMS therapy?

How does right-sided low-frequency TMS and sequential bilateral TMS compared to high-frequency left-sided treatment?



Video 3 – Main Trial Data Part One

Video 4 – Main Trial Data Part Two

Video 5 – Different Forms of TMS




Section Two Resources

Berlim et al 2013 Metaanalysis

George et al. 2020 Archives trial

Mutz et al 2019 Network Metaanalysis

OReardon et al 2007 Neuronetics pivotal trial

Papadimitropoulou 2017 Pharam and Somatic


Section Three: Issues in TMS Delivery